Media Consumption After a Decade of the Internet

Very cool report from Pew Internet about how media consumption has changed in the last 10 years.

I encourage you to substitute the word “government” in your head anytime you see the word “news” in the presentation. While the numbers won’t be quite right, the sentiment is spot on.

For example, from the slides…

How audience’s attitudes and behaviors have changed:

  • news is pervasive.
  • news is portable.
  • news is personalized.
  • news is participatory.
  • news is a social experience.

Any of that sound familiar if you substitute “government”?

Personally, this reinforces my thesis statement from the last post that government sites and news sites have (or at least should have) much in common. Government portals will hopefully continue to learn from the best news aggregation sites.